Anthony Jeselnik Net Worth

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How much is Anthony Jeselnik worth?

NET WORTH:$1.5 MILLION
Profession:Professional Comedian
Date of Birth:December 22, 1978 (age 43)
Country:United States of America
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)

About Anthony Jeselnik

Anthony Jeselnik is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer that’s best known for his dark comedy style. He worked as a writer for the popular talk show “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” for its first season and occasionally hosted another talk show – “Comedy Central Presents” in 2009. For the past decade or so, he has hosted several series and podcasts, including “Last Comic Standing”, “The Rosenthal and Jeselnik Vanity Project”.

The skilled actor and comedian made a lot of money from his acts and comedy skits on various talk shows and realities. Anthony spent most of the 2000s improving his skills by studying his inspirations – Jim Norton, Keith Robinson, Bobby Kelly, and Colin Quinn.

American comedian, writer, actor, and producer Anthony Jeselnik has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars, as of 2022. Jeselnik is known for his dark comedy style. He emphasizes ironic misdirection, non sequiturs, biting insults, an arrogant demeanor, and a stage persona that frequently takes amoral stances.

Anthony Jeselnik became famous after he began hosting the “Comedy Central Presents” show in 2009. He was born on December 22, 1978, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He’s the son of Anthony and Stephanie Jeselnik. His ancestry and surname originate from Slovenia. Anthony was raised in the Upper St. Clair neighborhood and was interested in comedy from an early age. He attended the Upper St. Clair High School from which he graduated in 1997.

During his childhood, the aspiring comedian was a huge fan of “Saturday Night Live” and he often stayed up until midnight to watch it. Among his other favorites are “The Ben Stiller Show” and “Mr. Show”.

Following his high school graduation, Jeselnik moved to Louisiana to study at the Tulane University. There, he was part of the alpha tau omega fraternity. After he received his alma meter from the institution formerly known as the “University of Louisiana” (and several internship trips) he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career as both a comedian and writer.

Eventually, he made his television debut on an episode of “Premium Blend” in 2006 as himself. Towards the late years of the decade, he landed a lot more roles and began to receive some recognition from his comedy acts on Conan O’Brien and Jim Norton’s late-night talk shows. But perhaps the show that helped him breakthrough was “Comedy Central Presents”, that he began hosting in 2009.

In addition to being a comedian and occasionally acting in films and series, Anthony Jeselnik also thrived as a writer and earned a lot from his work. The first project that he played a role in as a writer was the MTV Movie Awards from 2007. Throughout 2008 and 2009, he wrote for “Night of Too Many Stars” and “Comedy Central Presents”. Starting in March 2009, he was hired to work as a writer for the first season of “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”. From his spectacular work on the show and for writing over 150 episodes, Jeselnik earned an estimated net worth of about $700,000.

Despite its short run, the comedian’s own show was a huge success and played an important role in his career. He then transitioned into the producing role and worked on several documentaries and television specials such as “Caligula”, “Thoughts and Prayers”, “Fire in the Maternity Ward”, and “Anthony Jeselink @ JFL”. Apart from all of these productions, he also worked as an actor in the likes of “Miss March”, “Maron”, “Garfunkel and Oates”, and “Newly Single”. Most recently, he signed a contract with Comedy Central for the creation of his own series “Good Talk with Anthony Jeselnik”.

Associating himself with the likes of Jimmy Fallon, Jeff Ross, Seth Meyers, Conan O’Brien, and other television stars is what makes Anthony Jeselnik and his career so successful. After his exit from Jimmy Fallon’s late-night talk show, he continued to work as a writer for numerous television series such as “Just For Laughs” and “Funny as Hell”.

From 2011 to 2013, he worked as the main writer of the comedy show “Funny As Hell”. After he left that show, he focused his attention on his own television series – “The Jeselnik Offensive”.

Summing-Up

Anthony Jeselnik is a multi-talented comedian and writer that began his career in the early 2000s. For the past twenty years, he has accumulated most of his income from his association with the network Comedy Central and with television stars such as Jimmy Kimmel.

As of now, Jeselnik’s net worth is estimated to be at about $1.5 million. He remains one of the hottest, richest and funniest comedians in the United States.

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